Wheelbarrow competition launched to help Sudbury’s floral bid
- Credit: Archant
A wheelbarrow competition has been launched to enhance Sudbury’s entry into the east of England’s prestigious floral competition.
Anglia in Bloom forms part of the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society’s) Britain in Bloom competition and aims to encourage the improvement of towns and villages through flowers and landscaping.
Sudbury in Bloom, the organisation behind the town’s bid, are aiming to build on last year’s silver award in the competition and hope to have 40 decorated and planted up wheelbarrows around the town when Anglia in Bloom judges visit in July.
The Great Wheelbarrow Competition is open all residents and businesses and Perrywoods of Sudbury are supporting this event with voucher prizes of £150 to winners.
Entry forms must be received by Friday, June 21 and judging for the wheelbarrow competition will take place the following week.
Wheelbarrows can be planted up with flowers, plants, vegatables or a mixture of everything. Painting of wheelbarrows is also encouraged.
Entrants will be notified of the Anglia in Bloom judging date so they can be placed around town.
- 1 Major west Suffolk reopens after lorry and car crash
- 2 The early betting favourites to be the next Town boss
- 3 Will it be another lockdown Christmas?
- 4 McGreal named interim boss as Cook's coaches all depart
- 5 'It was unanimous... this season's not dead' - Ashton on why Town sacked Cook
- 6 Trio jailed as travellers' site shooting described as 'like a movie scene'
- 7 Member of staff assaulted in armed robbery at west Suffolk Post Office
- 8 North Stander: We've become a sacking club - and that makes me uneasy
- 10 The best fossil hunting spots across East Anglia
Andy Howes, vice-chairman of Sudbury in Bloom, said he wants everyone to get involved and feel a part of this year’s effort to improve on 2018.
Entry forms for the competition are available online at www.sudburyinbloom.org.uk and from the Sudbury Town Council reception.